The Ritman Library — more formally known as the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica — is home to more than 23,000 books in the fields of alchemy, hermetica, cabala, magic, Rosicrucianism, mysticism, freemasonry, panosphy and much more.
Created by Joost Ritman in 1984 in the heart of Amsterdam, the library features many legendary first editions, rare books and manuscripts, such as the famous Fama Fraternitatis, Corpus Hermeticum, Tabula Smaragdina, Atalanta Fugiens. One can discover the incredible works of authors such as Basilius Valentinus, Paracelsus, Giordano Bruno, Robert Fludd, Baruch Spinoza, to name just a few. The Ritamn Library offers an extraordinary window on the spellbinding history of Western esotericism.
Audio Languages: English
You Might Also Like
Rumi: Poet of the Heart55 mins
All the Gold You Can Eat58 mins
The Art of Astrology Part 3: AspectsS1:Ep9 33 mins
Can Seaweed Save the World?55 mins
Journey to an Awakened Life with Billy CarsonS16:Ep10 55 mins
Babalon Working Revealed Part 1S1:Ep11 27 mins
Babalon Working Revealed Part 2S1:Ep12 37 mins
Death & Temperance MeditationS1:Ep16 31 mins
The Virtual Aquarian AgeS1:Ep10 40 mins
Astrology Zone for 2014 with Susan MillerS6:Ep1 47 mins
Will the James Webb Space Telescope Find ET Life?S10:Ep3 4 mins
Sign up for free videos and the latest from Gaia